The Gruffalo said that no Gruffalo should Ever set foot in the deep dark wood…

Internationally acclaimed theatre company Tall Stories comes to the Lyric Theatre with The Gruffalo’s Child Live on Stage from 17 – 22 July as part of a major UK and international tour. This season forms part of Tall Stories’ 21st anniversary season and will showcase the production’s new set and costumes, direct from a smash-hit West End season.

One wild and windy night the Gruffalo’s Child ignores her father’s warning and tiptoes out into the snow. After all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn’t really exist… does he? Find out for yourselves by Joining The Gruffalo’s Child on her adventurous mission in this magical musical stage adaptation, of the much loved picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Tall Stories’ hit musical adaptation of the award-winning sequel to The Gruffalo (published by Macmillan Children’s Books) is ‘everything good children’s theatre should be’ (The list). Songs, laughs and lots of fun for children aged 3 and up, and their families.

The Gruffalo’s Child is produced by award-winning theatre company Tall Stories – a creative force whose productions include The Gruffalo, the Olivier Award Nominated Room on the BroomThe Snail and the Whale and The Snow Dragon. The creative team includes Director Olivia Jacobs, Creative Producer Toby Mitchell, Designer Isla Shaw, Composers Jon Fiber & Andy Shaw of JollyGoodTunes and Lighting Designer James Whiteside.

About Tall Stories Theatre Company

Tall Stories brings great stories to life for audiences of all ages.

The company is a registered charity which tours the UK and the world with its exciting blend of storytelling theatre, original music and lots of laughs. Tall Stories was founded in 1997 by co-directors Olivia Jacobs and Toby MitchellTall Stories shows have played in the West End, on Broadway, in the Sydney Opera House as well as all sorts of venues and countries in between.

Visit for more information about their shows, education resources, accessible performances and to sign up for news and offers.

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“Tall Stories sets the benchmark for children’s theatre” Sunday Times

Current projects include:

  • The Gruffalo’s ChildLiveUK Tour 2018
  • The Gruffalo Live UK Christmas run at Stratford Circus, London and International Tours in 2018 (including North America, Israel, South Africa, Australia
  • Room on the Broom Live – West End Christmas 2018
  • The Snail and the Whale – UK Tour 2018

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